LibriVox recording of Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town, by Stephen Leacock, from the Gutenberg e-text #3533, in the public domain. Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town is a sequence of stories by Stephen Leacock, first published in 1912. It is generally considered to be one of the most enduring classics of Canadian humorous literature. The fictional setting for these stories is Mariposa, a small town on the shore of Lake Wissanotti. Although drawn from his experiences in Orillia, Ontario,... Topic: Mariposa, Leacock, audiobook, Librivox Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Soaked In Seaweed and 7 other Nonsense Novels, by Stephen Leacock. Read by Phil Chenevert 8 great spoofs of 'types' of fiction by the premier Canadian humorist Leacock, taken from his book Nonsense Novels. The title of each parody gives away it's genre: Soaked in Seaweed or, Upset in the Ocean; Maddened by Mystery: or, The Defective Detective; "Q." A Psychic Pstory of the Psupernatural; Guido the Gimlet of Ghent: A Romance of Chivalry; The Man in Asbestos: an... Topics: librivox: humor, leacock, parodies Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Winsome Winnie and other New Nonsense Novels, by Stephen Leacock. Read by TriciaG. Eight silly stories by Canadian humourist Stephen Leacock. (Summary by Tricia G) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org. M4B audio book (104mb) Topics: Comedy, Fiction, Humor, librivox, literature, audiobook, leacock Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich, by Stephen Leacock. "Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich" is a work of humorous fiction by Stephen Leacock first published in 1914. It is the follow-up to his 1912 classic "Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town." Like that work, it is a sequence of interlocking stories set in one town, but instead of focusing on a small Canadian town in the countryside, it is set in a major American metropolis and its characters... Topics: fiction, humor, satire, stephen, leacock, rich, wealthy Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Programa de la emisora Todo Radio de Gran Canaria (España), dedicado al cine de autor, clásico y de culto. Edición del 12 de julio de 2013, con entrevistas a Augusto Álamo, Hilario J. Rodríguez y Claudio Utrera. Más información en http://lalinternamagica.blogspot.com.es/2013/07/programa-115.html Topics: Richard Leacock, radio, cine, La Linterna Magica
The Online Stage presentsQ - a FarceBy Stephen Leacock and Basil HastingsThis entertaining spoof on spiritualism is a dramatization by Basil Hastings of "Q." A Psychic Pstory of the Psupernatural" from Nonsense Novels by the Canadian humorist, Stephen Leacock.A gullible spiritualist, George Gnoof, is invited to share a psychic experience with Jack Annerley, a fellow lodger in his boarding house. Annerley is concerned over the situation of "Q", a deceased friend... Topics: Drama, One-act Play, spiritualism, Leacock
Szerző: Leacock, Stephen (1869-1944) | Előadja: Bakonyi Orsolya Fordította: Szinnai Tivadar (1894–1972) Megjelenés: Rosszcsirkeff Mária és társai. Európa, Budapest, 2002, 155-177. o. ISBN: 978-963-076-692-0 | A felvétel készült: 2014 Zenei betét: Scott Joplin: Stoptime Rag | Játékidő: 00:37:31 (38 perc) Bitráta: 192 kbps / 44 kHz / stereo | Megjegyzés: Kereskedelmi forgalomba nem kerül! A szerző (1869-1944) tudós kanadai közgazdászprofesszor volt, számos súlyos művet... Topics: Bakonyi Orsolya, Leacock, Stephen, felolvasóblog, hangoskönyv, novella Source: http://felolvaso.wordpress.com/
In the hands of another director, the inner-workings of a magnet laboratory could have caused a whole classroom to fall asleep of boredom. No so when Leacock was hired to produce this twenty-minute version of lab mayhem. Try this: six researchers in a lab at MIT in the late 1950's show-off the power of electro-magnets, and in the process, accidentally set an experiment on fire(Leacock says he did a retake without the fire, but preferred the immediacy of the fire sequence and kept it in). Or... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: magnet, degauss, physics, science, PSSC, Leacock
Szerző: Leacock, Stephen (1869-1944) | Előadja: Bakonyi Orsolya Fordította: Szinnai Tivadar (1894-1972) Megjelenés: Rosszcsirkeff Mária és társai. Európa, Budapest, 2002 ISBN: 978-963-076-692-0 | A felvétel készült: 2014 Zenei betét: Scott Joplin: Reflection Rag | Játékidő: 00:11:51 (12 perc) Bitráta: 192 kbps / 44 kHz / stereo | Megjegyzés: Kereskedelmi forgalomba nem kerül! A szerző (1869-1944) tudós kanadai közgazdászprofesszor volt, számos súlyos művet írt, a... Topics: Bakonyi Orsolya, hangoskönyv, Leacock, Stephen, novella, felolvasóblog Source: http://felolvaso.wordpress.com/
An article by Richard Leacock documenting his experience shooting the film "Louisiana Story" with Robert & Frances Flaherty over 14 months in Louisiana. The article was written around 1983 Topics: Richard Leacock, Robert Flaherty, Louisiana story, documentary
LibriVox recording of Frenzied Fiction, by Stephen Leacock. Read by Debra Lynn. From the cave man to Santa Claus; spies, know-it-alls, and journalists: all are fair game for Leacock’s special brand of humor. He touches on the changes time has brought about in the city, education, and work habits. Among the other topics in this work are nature, fishing, gardening, success, and spirits--both of the departed and of the variety Prohibition prohibited. Each chapter of this book is a standalone... Topics: LibriVox, literature, audiobook, leacock, humor, short stories, fiction Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town, by Stephen Leacock. Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town is a sequence of stories by Stephen Leacock, first published in 1912. It is generally considered to be one of the most enduring classics of Canadian humorous literature. The fictional setting for these stories is Mariposa, a small town on the shore of Lake Wissanotti. Although drawn from his experiences in Orillia, Ontario, Leacock writes in the introduction: "Mariposa is not a... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: LibriVox, audiobook, Literature, Sunshine Sketches, Satire, Stephen Leacock Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Matt Leacock tells me the inspiration behind his epidemiology-inspired board game Pandemic. We also talk about the theories behind creating games and why zombies are so darn popular right now. Topics: Action Phase Podcast, podcast, Teagan Keating, Philadelphia, Matt Leacock, Pandemic, Pandemic board...
Richard Leacock, acclaimed filmmaker and one of the pioneers of the Cinema Direct movement in the United States, writes an essay defending the filmmaking of Robert Flaherty (who's film Louisiana Story, he shot in 1947), from its attacks based on the book about Flaherty by Paul Rotha Topics: Richard Leacock, Robert Flaherty, Moana, Louisiana Story, cinema verite, cinema direct
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The Downtown Buffalo & Erie County Central Library hosted the Buffalo Cultural Anniversary Wednesday Noon-Hour Lecture Series in April, 2012, in commemoration of Buffalo's four significant cultural anniversaries in 2011 - 2012: 175 Years - Buffalo & Erie County Public Library (4/4/12); (http://archive.org/details/175YearsOfLibrariesInBuffaloErieCounty-SpeakerAnneConableBuffalo) 150 Years - Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society (4/11/12);... Topics: Kathy Leacock, Buffalo Museum of Science, Downtown Buffalo & Erie County Public Library,...
Film by Jean Luc Godard / Richard Leacock / D.A. Pennebaker with Anthony Scott awesome short movie "One Of The many" show the real face of WAR. At the same time it's a metaphore of captivity effect on the living one brain. Take care, make love not war !Soundtrack plunderphonic mash up by Wild Worm WebMusic in free download herehttp://archive.org/details/BornToBeCannonFodder Topics: Jean Luc Godard, cult film, vivid tribe of psychics, ed end, reloaded, mash-up, cut-up, strange...
Folder 245 has 12 items divided among 3 PDFs:1) 245i01-05245.1.1 The Margaret Eaton School of Literature and Expression Golden Anniversary for the Class of 1925 List of Attendees245.2.1-2 Welland Colour Slide Club Program and Categories 1983-1984245.3.1 The Enterprise-Bulletin Subscription Rates for 1991245.4.1 The Leacock Heritage Festival presents The Leacock Limerick Awards (August 6, 1990)245.5.1-5 Welland Historical Museum Newsletter Volume 4.32) 245i06-11245.6.1-2 Welland Historical... Topics: Elizabeth Pitt Barron 1904-1997 (Class of 1925), Clippings (Books newspapers etc), Margaret Eaton...
This study inquired into the relationships between (1) the role school plays in preparing children for adult life and the attitudes of children, teachers, and parents toward schooling; (2) the school curriculum and children's out-of-school experiences; and (3) curriculum content and Western influences on teaching styles. This study is a followup of similar research on teaching practices and children's responses in four New York City elementary schools in socially contrasting neighborhoods... Topics: ERIC Archive, Childhood Attitudes, Comparative Education, Curriculum, Developed Nations, Developing...
The present trend in writings on school has shifted womewhat from the documentation of educational inadequacies and inequities and suggestions for their reform, to analyses of the role schooling plays in out society generally. While the efforts of educationally disenfranchised communities to achieve some influence and control over the schooling of their children has slowed, it has not ceased. Such efforts can give direction to those who still seek ways to improve education for the poor. The... Topics: ERIC Archive, Community Involvement, Disadvantaged Youth, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational...
Investments in early childhood programs are widely viewed as a promising strategy to improve the future educational achievement of disadvantaged young children. However, it can be difficult for teachers to maintain program quality if children in the classroom display challenging behaviors. For example, when some children act out aggressively or become sad and withdrawn, teachers may be diverted from instructional time to manage these behaviors. Not surprisingly, these diversions have a ripple... Topics: ERIC Archive, Cost Effectiveness, Program Effectiveness, Intervention, Emotional Intelligence,...